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All-Electric, Autonomous Container Ship Sets Sail in 2018

Two companies in Norway have teamed up to produce a shipping vessel powered by an electric motor instead of dirty bunker fuel. If this technology is successful, it could substantially reduce the carbon footprint of this dirty industry — projected to be responsible for 17% of global emissions by 2050.

Op/Ed: NRG Sustainability Commitments Stronger Than Ever

Bruno Sarda, the Head of Sustainability at NRG explains why the energy company’s commitment to a sustainable energy future hasn’t wavered, even though the utility giant recently restructured and sold off its renewable energy portfolio.

Tiny Houses: A Salve for Tomorrow’s Housing Shortages?

Tiny is catching on these days. From do-it-yourself rolling palaces that amount to the size of a conventional living room to modest structures for low-income families, the concept of tiny houses is making more sense than ever for cities faced with housing shortages. But are residents and cities cut out for going teeny?

This California Dairy Farmer Says He’s Got a Carbon-Positive Solution to Fight Emissions

Albert Straus, often heralded as a first mover in organic dairy and sustainable agriculture, has revealed what he says is the world’s first first full-scale electric truck – powered by cow manure.

Pruitt’s EPA Faltered on Pesticide So Legislators Take Up a Ban

U.S. Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico introduced a bill that would ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide some research says has links to learning disabilities as well as severe health problems. NGOs including the NRDC is supporting such a ban.

Over 250 CEOs Pledge More Inclusion in the Workplace

Over 250 CEOs have signed their names to the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge, which aims to make the workplace across more sectors far more welcoming to all employees, regardless of their backgrounds.

7 Billion Tons: Latest Tally of Global Trashed Plastic

For each person living on Earth, there is almost one ton of plastic trash on the planet and that number is accelerating.

Widespread Sexual Harassment Allegations — Time for the Tech Industry to Shape Up

The tech industry lives and dies by innovation and disruption, and it’s about time we applied the same philosophy to the culture as we do to the product. Addressing sexual harassment is the obvious part — it’s illegal. Here’s the greater challenge: This industry that literally drives us into the future needs to move away from a culture that looks and acts so much like the past.

San Diego Struggles with Styrofoam: Recycle or Ban?

Despite a study concluding that the city could lose $90,000 a year from foam container recycling, San Diego’s city council has given the green light to including Styrofoam in its municipal recycling program instead of outright banning the material.

The Triple Bottom Line

At it's core, triple bottom line thinking ties the social and environmental impact of an organization’s activities to its economic performance.

Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is a longstanding concept in business management. The theory is that when employees are engaged in the company's activities, they'll work harder and stay longer, which will reduce costs. Here we explore some popular ways to keep employees engaged.

Sustainability Reporting

Here we explore the many ways companies are reporting on their sustainability, from traditional GRI-indexed sustainability reports to visually dynamic websites that update in real time.

From Farm to Factory: A 3 Part Series on Social Impacts in Apparel

In this 3-part series is underwritten by C&A Foundation, we explore how cotton, supply chain transparency and bonded labor shape the apparel supply chain and influence the clothes on our backs.

From the Podium

24
Jul

GM Pilots STEM Camp for Elementary Students in Detroit’s Cody Rouge Community

2,500 teamGM Cares employees to volunteer during annual neighborhood transformation event
24
Jul

Hess Corporation’s 2016 Sustainability Report Shows Continued Progress in Safe, Responsible Business Practices

Report Details: About This Report: Click Here Report PDF: Click Here 2016 Sustainability Report: Click Here For more information, please contact: Jay Wilson Phone: 212-536-8940 Lorrie Hecker…
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Jul

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